hepatoid

hep·a·toid

(hep'ă-toyd),
Resembling or like the liver.
[hepato- + G. eidos, resemblance]

hepatoid

/hep·a·toid/ (hep´ah-toid) resembling the liver.

hep·a·toid

(hep'ă-toyd)
Resembling or like the liver.
[hepato- + G. eidos, resemblance]

hepatoid

resembling the liver in its structure.

hepatoid cells
polygonal cells with abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm and small, round nucleus, resembling a hepatocyte and found in perianal glands of dogs.
hepatoid gland
see perianal gland.
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